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Court grants Uber short term licence to operate in London

Uber has been granted a short-term licence to operate in London following a court hearing. Transport for London (TfL) refused to renew the licence when it expired last September, saying the US taxi app was not a “fit and proper” operator. Uber has now been awarded a licence but it has been put on probation […]


Uber’s appeal over licence refusal begins

A London court will consider later today if Uber is “fit and proper” to hold an operator licence in the capital. The taxi app company will make its case at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in a hearing expected to last several days. Last September, Transport for London refused to renew Uber’s licence on grounds of public […]

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Poundworld to start closing down sales

Staff at discount retailer Poundworld have been told “closing down” sales will start on Thursday. However, administrators Deloitte stressed that no stores were “definitely” closing and that the search for a buyer continued. Deloitte also said it had appointed retail consultants Hilco to help with the management of the stores. Poundworld, which went into administration […]